GEICO Presents Tangosol with Annual Partnership Excellence Award SOMERVILLE, MASS., January 30, 2007 – GEICO, one of the largest auto insurers in the U.S., today honored Tangosol with its Partnership Excellence Award, for superior customer service and outstanding product support. For more than five years, GEICO has awarded this recognition to business partners that demonstrate "dedication, customer focus, and fanatical service" while working with the company. Tangosol has helped GEICO achieve the high level performance, continuous availability, and unlimited linear scalability required by the company's web site. "GEICO looks to do business with people and companies that share our values of low cost, superior product, and exceptional service. We found Tangosol to be exactly that," explained Jess Reed, GEICO group vice president/CIO. "Their software works. And, their services are top notch. Tangosol Coherence has assisted GEICO as we strive to be the industry-best for online auto insurance. We are pleased to award Tangosol this deserving recognition." Upon deploying Coherence, GEICO improved its Web site's performance while reducing the load on their backend databases. "Tangosol's service and support have been outstanding," added Reed. "They have provided a high level of support when needed without hesitation. They have demonstrated an unmitigated commitment to excellence." About GEICO GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is the fourth-largest private passenger auto insurer in the United States. It provides auto insurance coverage for more than 7 million policyholders and insures more than 12 million vehicles. GEICO, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway group of companies, is rated A++ for financial stability by A.M. Best Company. GEICO keeps its rates low by dealing directly with the customer. GEICO provides consumers with outstanding sales, service and claims capabilities on its geico.com Web site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Consumers may also contact the company at its toll free 1-800-841-3000 number. 15 minutes could save you 15% on car insurance. For more information, go to www.geico.com. About Tangosol Tangosol is the leading provider of reliable data grid solutions, enabling enterprises to predictably scale mission critical applications. Tangosol Coherence reliably manages data in memory across data grids, enabling applications to achieve unparalleled scalability to quickly and efficiently meet rapidly changing data access demands. The company is headquartered in Massachusetts, and is privately held. See www.tangosol.com. # # # Editors, please contact: pr at tangosol dot com